Wales International
Piano Festival


Wales International
Piano Festival


Wales International
Piano Festival

Festival Date & Time

29 April – 2 May 2016

Festival Location

Caernarfon, Wales
United Kingdom

The Festival

Honorary Patron: John Lill CBE

Honorary President: John Metcalf MBE

Under the Artistic Directorship of international concert pianist Iwan Llewelyn-Jones, the Wales International Piano Festival will present a programme of activities that focus on three specific areas:

  • Public concerts/performance events
  • Competitive events
  • Masterclasses/workshops/public lectures and interviews

Guest Artist

Peter Donohoe


Since his unprecedented success as joint winner of the 1982 International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, Peter Donohoe has developed a distinguished career in Europe, the USA, the Far East, New Zealand and Australia. He is acclaimed as one of the foremost pianists of our time, for his musicianship, stylistic versatility and commanding technique.



Festival Performers



Tickets for all festival events will be available from Galeri’s box office from the 6th of November 2015. (01286)685230

Food & Drinks

Light refreshments are available at the festival venue and there are several restaurants, bars and cafés within 2 minutes walking distance from the venue.


There are several pay and display car parks less than a minute walking distance from the venue. All these car parks and the small pay and display car park immediately outside the venue include disabled parking spaces.


Please follow the link below for a list of accommodation in the area.

Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias

The International Piano Festival Wales is brought to you by Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias, a music centre which provides valuable opportunities for students of music based in the historic town of Caernarfon in Wales, UK.

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  • Location
    Doc Victoria
    LL55 1SQ
  • Telephone
    +44 (0) 1286 685230
  • Email

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